According to SC Media: In January 2018, a Long Island, N.Y., medical practice left an exposed port normally used for remote synchronization open, exposing at least 42,000 medical records. UpGuard Director of Cyber Risk Research Chris Vickery found that port 873, normally used for remote synchronization and moving data between devices (on a server belonging […]

10 Steps Healthcare Facilities Should Take to Ensure the Security of ePHI When Employees Use Smartphones It’s estimated that 74 percent of hospital workers use tablets or other mobile devices to collect and share information about patients.1 And although smartphones and other mobile devices can provide many benefits in the healthcare setting, using them also presents a […]

This may sound like science fiction, but it’s not. The leading electronic health record vendors are, or will soon be, using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to read our EHRs. They revealed this at the 2018 HIMSS18 conference. EHR vendors Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, and Epic all plan to add AI into the next versions of their EHR platforms – some as […]